10 Dec 2014

Skill Development in Emerging Economies

Centum Learning represented by Kamini Prasad, COO – Urban Skills, Centum Learning, participated in the Livelihoods Asia Summit 2014, December 10 – 11, 2014, New Delhi. The two day summit brought together over 60 thought leaders, policy makers and practitioners from the region for deliberations to eradicate poverty.

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Kamini Prasad, COO-Urban Skills, Centum Learning addressing the delegates at the Livelihoods Asia Summit 2014

The session “Skill Development in Emerging Economies” moderated by Atul Bhatnagar, Chief Operating Officer, National Skills Development Corporation was addressed by leading industry stalwarts including: Kamini Prasad, COO, Centum Learning; Dr. A Santosh Mathew, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India; Mrinalini Kher, Co-founder and Hon. Secretary & Trustee, Kherwadi Social Welfare Association and Rajiv Sharma, Founder & Managing Director, Empower Pragati. The panel discussed the current structural framework of the education systems of the developing countries, strategies to overcome the challenges of the skilling …

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5 Dec 2014

Centum Learning participated at the Pre-Vibrant Gujarat Summit, a Seminar on “SKILL DEVELOPMENT – MOBILITY CHANNELS” in Gujarat.

Centum Learning represented by Shashi Kant SS, COO, Centum WorkSkills India participated in the Pre-Vibrant Gujarat Summit a Seminar on “SKILL DEVELOPMENT – MOBILITY CHANNELS” in Gujarat, on November 20, 2014. The event was organized by Labour & Employment Department.
The session “Employment & Skilling Sector – Current reforms, initiatives, challenges & the way forward” chaired by Kum. S. Aparna, IAS, Principal secretary, Economic Affairs- Finance Department, Government of Gujarat was addressed by leaders from the industry including: Shashi Kant SS, COO, Centum WorkSkills India, Shri Deepak Mehta, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Deepak Nitrite Limited and Dr. Anna Klincic Andrews, Programme Coordinator UNDP, New Delhi. The panel discussed the current structural framework and challenges of the skilling industry and ways to enhance mobility between formal and informal education without the fear of adversely affecting employability.…

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